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The 24-hour all-inclusive Riu Cancun is located in the heart of Cancun and set on a beach of white sand and turquoise water. This majestic resort soars above the Caribbean Sea, steps from the Galeria and Caracol shopping centers and in the heart of nightlife and activity.

This grand resort boasts a rich decor with high hand-painted ceilings adorned with flowers and frescos, and Spanish-style oil paintings cover the walls. Over the pool bars, domes are decorated with intricate mosaics and have a Moroccan-Mediterranean ambiance. Long walkways front the restaurants and offer seating areas; a perfect place to relax and enjoy a cool drink in the afternoon.

Kids will love the RiuLand Mini-Club. Children ages 4-12 can partake in numerous activities with adult supervision. During the day, the hotel provides entertainment for all ages, including watersports and one introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool. At night, Pacha Discotheque is the place to go for non-stop dance music. Also, entrance and drinks are included! Afterwards, start winding down at the 24-hour sports bar.

Looking for a vacation full of rest and relaxation? Renova Spa offers numerous types of treatments to put the mind, body, and soul at ease. The gym and Jacuzzi are complimentary. Of course, there is always the option of sunbathing the day away and lounging with a tropical drink at the swim-up bar! Complimentary 24-hour WiFi is also available in the common areas of the resort (available in rooms for an additional charge).

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This beachfront property is located in "Corazone", across the street from the Convention Center.

Local Phone: 011529988487151
Toll Free Phone: 1 888 666 8816
Fax: 610-359-6625
E-mail Address: /sapmnt/P01/transfer/MM/out
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Disco / Nightclub
Meeting Rooms
Shopping Mall Nearby (65 feet)
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
Swim-up Bar
3 outdoor pools, one with Swim-Up Bar.
Cancun Golf Club @ Pok ta Pok- Cancun Hilton Golf Course- Mayan Palace Golf Course-
Holes: 18
Water Sports on Site
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: PingPong included, Bike rental, & Mini-Golf nearby for extra charge
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
This hotel consists of a 15-story main building and a 6 story annex building. This hotel features four restaurants & snack bar, five bars, three swimming pools, disco, exchange privileges with Riu Caribe (dinner dining excluded). Beach: Beachfront property on Cancun's exclusive Caracol Beach Lounge chairs, sun umbrellas and towels by the pool & beach available.
Total Rooms: 569
Year Opened: 2014 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
Men are required to wear longs pants at the a-la-carte restaurants. Dinner dining is not included inthe exchange privileges. During the months of March and April each room must have 1 guest at least 21 years of age.
Two double beds or one king. Balcony with ocean view. Regularly replenished minibar. Living area. Liquor dispenser.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Junior Suites with ocean view from balcony. Two double beds or one king. Split-level living room with sofa bed. Regularly replenished minibar. 90 minutes of free WiFi in th lobby per day.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Two double beds or one king. Ocean view from balcony. 90 minutes of WiFi per day in the lobby.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Riu Cancun features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Riu Cancun:
Kawachi - Asian style cuisine served a la carte.
Kullnarium - Gourmet restaurant.
La Toscana - A la carte restaurant serving Itailian cuisine.
Miramar - A la carte specialty restraurant.
Coral - Poolside restaurant.
Turquesa - Poolside restaurant and steakhouse.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daytime entertainment program for adults & children (six times a week)
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Shows & Live music (several times a week) Disco open 6 nights a week
Daytime entertainment program for children (six times a week). Children's playgroundand pool
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old

Children's Facilities
Children's Pool

Cribs available at no extra charge on request basis, rollaways are not available.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Good resort, stay far away from the 13th floor
Brian O,
Mon May 02 14:24:56 EDT 2016
Just finished my stay here and had an overall positive experience. They put us on the 13th floor which is awful because the view is blocked by a 4 ft wall. We asked for a new room and they moved us to a really nice spot on the 7th floor the next day. Great views from from probably all floors except the 13th. Food was average with plenty of options for everyone. Alcoholic drinks were pretty good overall. The live shows at night start at 2100-2130 and are worth checking out. Beds are very firm/hard. They have people available in the hotel to setup tours for you. Or you can set them up yourself online. They have an alcohol dispenser in each room along with dos Equis beer and water in the fridge. The jacuzzi is in a stupid spot way out of the way. The water may not be hot all the time. Theres fun sports, aerobics, dancing around the pool and beach throughout the day making for a fun day if you have no tours or other plans. I would stay here again. Very modern and beautiful. More>

Excellent holiday
Mon May 02 09:20:31 EDT 2016
We stayed here for 2 weeks with a party of 14. I was on the 7th floor and the views were amazing! Full view of the sea and to the left the riu palace hotel, which looked lovely lit up at night. The hotel room itself was really nice, King size bed, large double sink bathroom, mini bar (which is free) and modern decor throughout. The maids kept our room tidy every single day. One day we attended a wedding and left the room in a hectic state and on our return, the maid had placed a towel down and lined up all my makeup neatly! The hotel has 3 bars in total. Sports bar which is 24 hour and serves cold snacks, burgers and nachos and it was the coldest place to escape the heat on a very hot day. The swim up pool bar was the most popular one, more lively through the day and had games going off in the pool. Around the corner was the quiet side with an infinity pool. All the staff were polite, friendly and very helpful. Some were a little lost with the English language but always got there in the end! Lifts are not as bad as some people say on here. Maximum waiting time was around 6mins. Food was really good. Something different for everyone from roast dinner to Mexican tacos. There was also a bbq every other day around the pool which was so good! All in all the hotel was worth what it cost. Clean, modern, great staff and would definitely go back. Also a great location for the night life outside the hotel. 10 mins walk to coco bongos etc. More>

Fun for a day!
hottie511, Baltimore, MD
Sun May 01 20:09:15 EDT 2016
Easy walk next door via the beach. 16 of us spent the day here at RIU Cancun eating, drinking and swimming at the pool/beach. Their deep pool is our fav. It's so awesome. Drinks are not as strong as RIU Palace. Food is basic but gets the job done. Activities are okay but not like Palace. More>

Simply amazing!
Jane P, Grays Thurrock, null, United Kingdom
Sun May 01 15:36:11 EDT 2016
What an experience! If you don't thoroughly enjoy your stay at this hotel then there's something wrong with you! The hotel is immaculately stylish with amenities to suit everyone. The staff, without exception, were friendly, polite and helpful. Food was superb with a huge selection to suit every palate. The pools were plentiful and it is the first hotel I've stayed at where there was no rush for towels and more than enough sun beds for everyone. The hotel also has its own private beach, which was paradise, with waiters to cater to your every need. Rooms were huge, with 2 large double beds in each, plus a decent size balcony. The cleanliness of the hotel was second to none and entertainment was fabulous! Make sure to book the Italian restaurant.... Absolutely delicious meal! If you stay at this hotel I dare you not to have an amazing time!! More>

Nice hotel
kenny66186337, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Sun May 01 13:19:17 EDT 2016
Nice hotel. Lovely foods recently had an overhaul.cant see where.pools were a bit small.but overall would stay again.night life brilliant.staff at the hotel were fantastic. Please go snorkeling Great day out More>

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